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IND vs SA 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights: India 57/2 at stumps, lead by 70 runs

India vs South Africa 2021-22 Live Score, 3rd Test, Day 2: Get the Live cricket score, updates, commentary, highlights and latest news and full scorecard between IND vs SA from Newlands, Cape Town.

India TV Sports Desk Written by: India TV Sports Desk
Cape Town Updated on: January 12, 2022 21:35 IST
India opener Mayank Agarwal disappointed after losing his wicket in the second innings of the 3rd Te
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India opener Mayank Agarwal disappointed after losing his wicket in the second innings of the 3rd Test against South Africa.

IND vs SA 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights: India 57/2 at stumps, lead by 70 runs 

  • Stumps! India 57/2 in 17 overs: Kohli and Pujara ensured that India do not lose more wickets on Day 2. Rabada and Jansen removed India openers but India captain's 14 in 39 balls followed by Pujara's 9 from 31 balls helped visitors to end Day 2 on good note. 
  • India 50/2 in 13 overs: Kohli and Pujara are taking India's innings forward after two quick wickets upfront by South African bowlers. Kohli has hit two boundaries so far for his 14 runs while Pujara is batting on 9 in 23 balls. Lungi Ngidi and Marco Jansen are bowling for the host. 
  • India 24/2 in 5.5 overs: India vice-captain KL Rahul was dismissed for 10 by Marco Jansen in his very first over of the innings. India lose both their openers inside first six overs. Team India captain Virat Kohli is out in the middle along with Cheteshwar Pujara
  • India 20/1 in 4.5 overs: Mayank Agarwal departs for 7 as Kagiso Rabada picks the first wicket of the second innings. Captain Dean Elgar takes a simple catch in the first slip. Pujara has joined KL Rahul in the middle. 
  • India 15/0 in 4 overs: KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal are out in the middle. Rahul is batting on 10 while Mayank is on 3. Rabada is bowling with three slips and a gully against Mayank. 
  • Mayank Agarwal survives: Rabada strikes in his second over, the umpire raises the finger for LBW but Mayank opts for a review and the bounce on the pitch saves Mayank. 
  • KL Rahul and Mayak Agarwal open the batting for the visitors Rabada and Duanne Olivier kick start the bowling for the host. 
  • India lead by 14 runs
  • South Africa 209/10 in 76.4 overs: Jasprit Bumrah clinches five-wicket haul as India manage to take the small lead of 14 runs into the second innings of the third Test. 
  • South Africa 200/9 in 72 overs: Shardul Thakur picks his first wicket of the match as he removes South Africa's Kagiso Rabada for 15. South Africa trailing by 23 runs. India need one more wicket. They have managed to bounce back well as the host were 112 for 4 at one point. 
  • South Africa 197/8 in 70 overs: Frustrating for Indian bowlers as Rabada and Olivier build a partnership for the 9th wicket. Virat Kohli has switched to R Ashwin in search of the wicket. SA still trailing by 25 runs. 
  • 7:10 PM South Africa 8 down: Jasprit Bumrah picked his 4th wicket of the match as he removes in-form Keegan Petersen for 72. This was Keegan's highest score in Test cricket. India will look to wipe out the tail as early as possible. 
  • 7:00 PM India aim to wipe out tail: We are back from the Tea break and it will be Umesh Yadav who will start proceedings with Kagiso Rabada joining Keegan Petersen. India will look to polish off the tail and ensure South Africa don't take the lead.
  • Shami has not taken the field.  
  • 6:40 PM South Africa lose 7th wicket at the stroke of Tea: Marco Jansen was clean-bowled by Jasprit Bumrah on the last ball of the session as South Africa lose their 7th wicket of the innings. A beautiful inswinger by Bumrah and Marco had no answers for it. He departs for seven from 26 balls. SA are still 47 runs behind with just three wickets in hand. 
  • 6:30 PM South Africa 174/6 in 61 overs: Keegan Petersen along with Marco Jansen are taking South Africa's innings forward after two quick wickets by Shami. The India pacer is making sure that the batters are playing most of his deliveries. He is being well supported by Bumrah from the other end. 
  • 6:10 PM South Africa 160/6 in 56 overs: Shami strikes twice in one over. Kyle Verreynne and Temba Bavuma were dismissed in an over by Shami. India back in the back. South Africa are still 63 runs behind. Except for Shardul Thakur, all three pacers have picked two wickets each. The host will be counting on Keegan Petersen to take them past India's score. 
  • 6:00 PM South Africa 153/4 in 53 overs: Another important partnership by South Africa's middle order. Keegan Petersen and Temba Bavuma have scored 43 runs among them for the 5th wicket. Virat Kohli brought back Shami and R Aswin into the attack. South Africa trail by just 70 runs. 
  • 5:20 PM South Africa 128/4 in 45 overs: Keegan Petersen is in mood to make this a big one. He has got the start and will expect a good support from his vice-captain Temba Bavuma who is batting on 13 from 20 balls. For India, Shardul Thakur is back into the attack with Mohammed Shami bowling from the other end. 
  • 50 for Keegan Petersen: Excellent display of discipline by South Africa's number four batsman Keegan Petersen. He completes his fifty in 101 balls with the help of eight boundaries. 
  • 5:00 PM South Africa 112/4 in 39.2 overs: Umesh Yadav provided India with a much-needed breakthrough as South Africa lose their 4th wicket. van der Dussen edges one outside off stump and captain Kohli takes a simple catch in the first slip. Temba Bavuma joins Keegan Petersen in the middle. 
  • India lose another review: Umesh Yadav bowls a beautiful inswinger, van der Dussen stuck on the backfoot. Virat Kohli opts for a review. Extra bounce saves van der Dussen. India left with just one review now. 
  • 4:40 PM Post Lunch session: South Africa have recovered from the early wickets as Keegan Petersen and Rassie van der Dussen put a 50-run stand for the 4th wicket. India need wickets to get back into the game. Umesh Yadav will start the session for the visitors. 
  • 4:00 PM South Africa 100/3 in 35 overs at Lunch Fifty partnership up for the 4th wicket between Keegan Petersen and Rassie van der Dussen. India are in desperate search of a breakthrough. After a short spell of spin bowling by R Ashwin. Virat Kohli has brought back Shami into the attack. And it's time for lunch. 
  • 3:45 PM South Africa 88/3 in 31 overs The partnership between Keegan Petersen and Rassie van der Dussen is worth 43 now. India brought back Bumrah in search of a wicket while R Ashwin is bowling his first spell of the match from the other end.  
  • R Ashwin is into the attack, 20 minutes ahead of the lunch, Can India get another wicket in the first session. 
  • 3:30 PM South Africa 74/3 in 27 overs: Keegan Petersen and Rassie van der Dussen are sticking an important partnership for the host. Petersen, who played an important knock in the 2nd Test as well has received a good start in this game as well, he is batting on 21 while Rassie is on 12. India are bowling Umesh Yadav and Shardul Thakur. 
  • South Africa 45/3 after 21 overs: WICKET! Umesh Yadav with the breakthrough as he cleans up Keshav Maharaj and South Africa are three down. But Keshav Maharaj, the nightwatchman has done his job but India needed that breakthrough and Umesh with a scrambled seam burst through the gate.
  • South Africa 19/2 after 9 overs: WICKET! What a start for India as Jasprit Bumrah cleans up Aiden Markram and gives India an early breakthrough. Markram decides to shoulder his arms and that proves costly as the ball castles the stumps. India are pumped up. 
  • Hello and welcome to Day 2 of the third and final Test match. This is going to be an important first session as the team that wins, will be in an advantage situation at the end of the day.